Making one person in every family digitally literate is one of the integral components of the Prime Minister’s vision of “Digital India”. Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan to make a person digitally literate, so that he/she can operate digital devices (like Tablets, smart phone etc ) send and receive emails & Browse internet for information and undertake digital payment etc.
The scheme would empower the citizens in rural areas by training them to operate computer or digital access devices (like tablets, smart phone etc.), send and receive e-mails, browse Internet, access government services, search for information, undertake digital payment etc . and hence enable them to use the information technology and related applications especially digital payments to actively participate in the process of national building . The scheme aims to bridge the digital divide, specifically targeting the rural population including the marginalised sections of society like Scheduled castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST), Minorities, Below Poverty Line ( BPL), women and differently- abled persons and minorities . To register as candidate the applicant must perform the electronic KYC and agrees to term and condition . Candidate data will be shared with the examination agencies for certification purpose and with training centre for training purpose . If candidate wishes to withdraw his/her personal information from the system , information will not be deleted and will be kept as a record purpose.
Nominated digitally illiterate person from every eligible rural households
14 to 60 years
20 Hours (Minimum 10 days and Maximum 30 days)
Medium of Instruction:-
Official Languages of India>
Place of learning:-
The eligible households can nominate one person from their family. The selected person to get themselves enrolled under this programme in a nearest training Centre/ Common Service Centre (CSC).
Independent external evaluation will be conducted by a National Level Certifying Agency like NIELIT, NIOS, IGNOU, HKCL, ICTACT, NIESBUD etc.
A detailed implementation plan:-